If you are one of AMD graphics card users with Windows 10 operating system, which are many, you might face this situation: when you try to install your AMD drivers, you get the notification like the following screenshot saying that there is an error involving the detection driver: 

Actually, this is not a difficult question to solve. Basically, if you want to install AMD Catalyst drivers, you need to uninstall the drivers installed by Microsoft first which was installed when you set up your system. Please follow the instructions below to get the problem fixed in no time. 

1) First, download AMD Catalyst Install Manager from the official website of AMD if you have not done it yet. 

2) Make sure that your computer is fully updated from Windows Update (in Start button > Settings > Update & Security). Please pay extra attention to the C++ and .NetFrameworks upgrades. 

3) Now go to Programs and Features window (Start button > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features) and right click your AMD driver and choose Change

4) Choose Uninstall so AMD Catalyst Install Manager will help you remove all AMD driver and application components. 

You may want to restart your computer when the uninstall finishes. 

5) Now we are moving on to update your drivers manually. Go to support website of AMD and search for the correct graphics driver for your system.  If you are not sure what driver you need, you can choose the option on the left so the automatic detect will help you locate the exact driver. If you know well what driver you are looking for, use the right pane to get the right one for your operating system. 

Please make sure that you have downloaded the correct driver on your computer. Then move on. 

6) Double click the setup file of the downloaded file and run the installation as instructed. 

As you may see, the whole process could be head-scratching. If you have not so much time searching and downloading and reinstalling the AMD drivers, it is suggested that you give Driver Easy a try. Driver Easy is a powerful program that helps you detect, download and install all the drivers needed and update outdated drivers on your computer. There are only two steps involved: 

1) Press the Scan Now button. 

2) Press the Update button next to the driver you need to update and let Driver Easy take care of the rest of the procedure. 

Not only so, if you are looking for more features such as driver back up and driver restore as well as a team of professional technicians assisting you whenever you run into driver problems, you can always choose to use the professional version of Driver Easy. If you are not satisfied with the product, you can always ask for a refund 30 days within the purchase.

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